Chirality-controlled crystallization via screw dislocations

Volume: 9, Issue: 1
Published: Apr 11, 2018
Chirality plays an important role in science from enantiomeric separation in chemistry to chiral plasmonics in nanotechnology. However, the understanding of chirality amplification from chiral building blocks to ordered helical superstructures remains a challenge. Here, we demonstrate that topological defects, such as screw dislocations, can drive the chirality transfer from particle to supramolecular structure level during the crystallization...
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Chirality-controlled crystallization via screw dislocations
Published Date
Apr 11, 2018
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